Bronx Spring Into Health Fair

Children enjoyed some fun in the sun as they scaled a jungle gym.
Photo by Edwin Soto

The warm weather had Bronxites springing into better health.

Patrick Caruso (back, r), CB 10 member and Edwin Scott (front, r), P&J Beacon director celebrated with the coaches and members of Throggs Neck Girl Scout Troops 1095 and 1096.
Photo by Edwin Soto

The NYC Department of Youth and Community Development welcomed the vernal season with its Spring Into Health Fair on Saturday, April 14 at P&J Beacon at I.S. 192.

(l-r) Shaniece Heath, community organizer of Archdiocese of NY Drug Abuse Prevention Program TNCAP; Edwin Scott; Patrick Caruso; Raquel Baez, CB 10 member; Bibi Samad and Ricky Green offered guests some healthy treats and freshly made salads.
Photo by Edwin Soto

The fair, sponsored by Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Phipps Neighborhoods, Community Board 10 and Throggs Neck Community Action Partnership, provided residents supplemental nutrition assistance; health insurance enrollment opportunities; blood pressure, vision and dental screenings and yoga, Zumba and CPR demonstrations.

Children enjoyed some much needed springtime fun after this year’s prolonged winter season.
Photo by Edwin Soto

(background photo) Children enjoyed some fun in the sun as they scaled a jungle gym. All Photo sby Edwin Soto

Locust Point Civil Association and Preston Farmers Market’s Chrys Napolitano (l) joined Bronx Health REACH’s Juan Mendoza and Elecia Faiuaso in educating residents on healthier living.
Photo by Edwin Soto

(1) (l-r) Shaniece Heath, community organizer of Archdiocese of NY Drug Abuse Prevention Program TNCAP; Edwin Scott; Patrick Caruso; Raquel Baez, CB 10 member; Bibi Samad and Ricky Green offered guests some healthy treats and freshly made salads.

Local youth and their families had a field day playing sports in the warm spring weather.
Photo by Edwin Soto

(2) Patrick Caruso (back, r), CB 10 member and Edwin Scott (front, r), P&J Beacon director celebrated with the coaches and members of Throggs Neck Girl Scout Troops 1095 and 1096.

(3) Locust Point Civil Association and Preston Farmers Market’s Chrys Napolitano (l) joined Bronx Health REACH’s Juan Mendoza and Elecia Faiuaso in educating residents on healthier living.

(4) Local youth and their families had a field day playing sports in the warm spring weather.

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